Wiley CEO Stephen Smith says that over 50% of the company’s revenue comes from digital content and services. Prior to his appearance in Frankfurt, Smith discusses the company’s reinvention.
K-12 common core standards for US education are likely to create opportunities and increase demand for high quality nonfiction material, writes Roy Kaufman of CCC.
A new study from the National Association of Scholars shows US colleges increasingly view anything published before 1990 as ‘inaccessible’ for students.
Google is getting into the textbook business by selling and renting materials from the top five education publishers in the US. The new service will launch August 8.
South Africa’s Snapplify has been working with a variety of small African publishers to distribute their publications globally through branded apps and websites.
SK Telekom’s Smart Robot Albert was launched in December and is said to be the world’s first smartphone-based education robot, with content sold through an Android app.
Reading books at home are the most important indicator of academic performance at school, says a new study about the learning habits of UK children.
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This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
In Brazil, Saraiva gets a new CEO, the Ministry of Culture moves oversite of book policies back to Brasilia, and a university press finds success with free ebooks by its professors.